We‘re on the Ferry and it‘s just leaving Hull on a long night journey to Rotterdam.

Leaving Anglesey crossing the famous WWII – look alike bridge

The day started early, getting the ferry from Dublin to Holyhead, then crossing Wales and England to Hull.

When we‘ll arrive tomorrow morning, we‘ll drive 6-7 hours to Pforzheim where Patrick will be getting badly needed specialist treatment for his hip.

Last Friday, Pádraig had, of course, the big 3 0, with some socially distanced friends calling in to wish him well, joined by dozens who had sent cards, messages, and joined a big Zoom call. One of his friends even had assembled a huge number of personal video messages which he edited into a 20 minutes plus mini-movie, with friends calling from their homes, their canoe, and even from their retreat in Nepal!

I‘m typing this from my phone, trying to finish up before we‘ll loose the internet.

Ahoi!